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The Travels of Mariko Horo:
- Wolfsburg, Germany: November 25, 2006 - February 18, 2007
"Next Level: Die Lust am Spiel in der Netzwerkgesellschaft"
at the Kunstverein
- Munich, Germany: November 10-12
15:30 - 18:30 Exhibition (free entry, European premiere)
Performance (World premiere)
Nov. 11th only:
17:30 - 18.30 Slide lecture (free, in German) from Dr. Andrea
"Japans christliches Jahrhundert," followed by a short 3D
This combination exhibition and performance will be shown at i-camp/Neues
Theater as part of the Dance2006
Festival of Contemporary Dance in Munich.
European premiere of the final version of The Travels of Mariko
Horo (Second Journey: In The Land of Babarian.) During the hours
of the exhibition, visitors can explore the virtual world themselves.
World premiere of a live Butoh dance performance by Shinichi
Takuya using The Travels of Mariko Horo as a realtime
3D stage set, commissioned by the City of Munich for the 2006 "Young
Art/New Media" prize.
- Hentschlaeger, Ursula. "Im
Land der Barbaren," (www.artmagazine.cc)
- Schneider, Katja. "Der
Tanz bin ich," (www.tanznetz.de)
- San Jose, California, USA: July 29 - November 26
World premiere of the initial version of The Travels of Mariko
Horo (First Journey: In Search of the Western Paradise) in the
show "Edge Conditions," San
Jose Museum of Art, as part of the Pacific Rim theme of the Media
Art Festival ZeroOne San
Jose / ISEA2006.
See the YouTube
interview by artfuture
- ongoing online exhibit
Mariko Horo's Logbook, a narrative commentary on The
Travels of Mariko Horo, is in the June issue of the online art
- Production award "Junge Kunst/Neue Medien" from the City
of Munich, curated by Bettina Wagner-Bergelt and Dr. Stefan Urbascheck,
for an exhibit and live Butoh dance performance using The Travels
of Mariko Horo as a realtime "stage set" during the DANCE
2006 Festival, Oct.27 - Nov.12 in Munich.
- "Virtual Reality as Interactive Cultural Experience," Guest lecture in the class
"Visualizing Cultures," Prof. John Dower and Prof. Shigeru Miyagawa,
of Technology, Cambridge, MA, USA.
- Kyoto Art Center,
"Creating the Unknown World," lecture/workshop on imagining
and constructing an unknown world, based on examples from European
and Japanese art history and cartography collected during research
for The Travels of Mariko Horo.